OHA: Office of Hawaiian Affairs

Kōkua for Kauaʻi

Hawaiians represent 30 percent of the population in remote Wainiha and Hāʻena, which were badly affected by torrential downpours and have been nearly isolated by highway damage, rockfall and mudslides. A delegation representing OHA’s administration and Trustee Dan Ahuna’s office met with flood-impacted residents, nonprofit leaders and county officials to listen to their concerns and assess the extensive damage in communities along Kauaʻi’s northern coast.

OHA is committed to supporting beneficiaries recovering from flood damage on Kauaʻi, as well as those coping with an ongoing eruption at Kīlauea volcano on Hawaiʻi Island.

Starting on Friday, June 15, Native Hawaiians affected by the floods may submit completed financial assistance forms. Call ahead to make an appointment or drop by:

Office of Hawaiian Affairs – Kauaʻi Office
4405 Kukui Grove St suite 103
Līhue, HI 96766
808-241-3390

Update: OHA’s Kauaʻi office will begin processing applications for emergency relief on Friday, June 15, not June 12.

Download a copy of a Kauaʻi Relief Resource List.

Kauaʻi Emergency Assistance Form

Assistance Form for Waipā Kalo Farmers 

Details on OHA Disaster Relief Loan Program


KŌKUA FOR KAUAʻI Events (Flier)

OHA Outreach Events
On Friday, June 15
th, from 5:30-6:30 pm, OHA representatives will be at the following two sites with intake forms for relief aid for Native Hawaiian households affected by the floods:

  • Kanuikapono Charter School, 4333 Kukuihale Road, Anahola
  • Koloa Neighborhood Center, 3641 Weliweli Road, Koloa

OHA Kauai Flood Relief Resources Fair

Saturday, June 16th, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Hanalei Elementary School, 5-5415 Kuhio Highway, Hanalei

OHA along with County of Kauaʻi and State agencies will be hosting a Flood Relief Resources Fair in Hanalei to help those Native Hawaiian households affected by the floods.  Please come and join us.


Inquiries may be directed to the OHA Kauaʻi Community Outreach Center at (808) 241-3390 and info@oha.org.

 

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